Archive for the ‘responsibility’ Category

The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings

October 7, 2009

The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings.

Cassius, Julius Caesar (Act I, Scene ii, 140-141).

The context of the passage is a denial of fatalism/astrology and subservience to Caesar, a mere man.

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Blaming on his boots the fault of his feet.

August 24, 2009

There’s man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet.

Samuel Beckett

Duty

August 6, 2009

Thank God I have done my duty.

Nelson’s dying words